Top 50 Blogs Covering the Sports Industry

If you need news fast about sports marketing, communications, sponsorship and legal aspects, then these top 50 blogs that cover the sports industry might help. Each blog carries a different perspective on the sports industry, from industry insiders to individuals who have made sports teams what they are today. These blogs are the tools that any sports administrator can rely upon.

FootballSports Communications and Marketing

  1. An Athlete Marketing Guy: The Chief Marketing Officer at BDA Sports Management explores his fascination with the marketing process, especially with “fan loyalty.”
  2. Collegiate Sports Video Association: The objective of the CSVA is to promote the role of the video coordinator position in the sports industry.
  3. rEvolution: This blog was created to address the challenges, rewards and pitfalls of the sports marketing world from the perspective of brand marketers.
  4. Sports Business News: An extension of Sports Business News, the largest online sports business news service — featuring the comments and insights of SBN Publisher Howard Bloom.
  5. Sports Marketing 2.0: As president of Coyle Media, Pat Coyle provides strategic consulting and digital, sponsorship-activation services to sports teams, sponsors, agencies, and software and digital media clients.
  6. Sports Marketing & PR Roundup: Joe has almost a quarter century of strategic communications/marketing, business development and public relations expertise in sports, entertainment, brand building, media training, television, athletic administration and business.
  7. Sports Media Watch: This blog keeps an eye on media that covers the NBA, NFL, MLB, NHL, college football and Nascar.
  8. Sports Pro Media: SportsPro Media provides a range of multi-media communications for the B2B sports industry.
  9. Sports Video Group: The Sports Video Group was formed in 2006 to support the professional community that relies on video, audio, and broadband technologies to produce and distribute sports content.
  10. The Sports Info Business: Blog about sports business jobs, trends, opportunities and about the people behind the industry.

BaseballSports Business and Management

  1. Dr. Lynn Lashbrook: Dr. Lashbrook is President and Founder of Sports Management Worldwide, first ever online sports career training company with a mission to educate and train future sports business executives.
  2. DS Sport Management: The purpose of this blog is to get in touch with a broad range of like-minded individuals in the sport management and sport business fields.
  3. DTR Sports Management: An Australian perspective on services such as sponsorship, endorsements, appearances, travel and more.
  4. Global Sports Industry: This link leads to the Business Exchange list of blog articles on the sports business.
  5. Gravity Sports Management: Beginning of 2008 Gravity Sport Management was set up in Luxembourg with the purpose of identifying, supporting and promoting young talents in the motorsport arena.
  6. Mr. Rollins Sports Marketing and Management Blog: This blog is a place where all Sports Marketing students will share their opinions, comment on topics, and be able to access important class information.
  7. Sports Coaching Brain: Expert advice for sports coaching success by Wayne Goldsmith.
  8. Sports Management Blog: This sports management blog has a European focus, and it is written by an inline speedskater, marathon runner, cyclist and aspiring triathlete.
  9. SportsBiz — The Business of Sports Illuminated: Ruminations on economics, law and the business of sports.
  10. Stiletto Sports: This blog teaches sports from a pink, sparkly, high heeled POV.
  11. The Business of Sports: This is an industry blog dedicated to discussing new ideas and current events in sports business.
  12. The Sports Economist: The Sports Economist is produced by a group of scholars who apply economic thinking to sports.

Speed SkatingSports Agent, Scout and Sponsorship Blogs

  1. Athletics Development Frontier: Athletics Development Frontier was created out of the need for an easily accessible, unified destination to discuss, learn and gather information surrounding the practices of athletics development.
  2. Be Recruited Blogs: Keep up on the latest blog posts from the largest online community of athletes, coaches and sports fans.
  3. Iridium Sports Agency: Iridium Sports Agency (ISA) was formed by Jason House upon completing Law School with the desire to be a agency that takes care of an athlete’s long-term occupational goals.
  4. Partnership Activation: Billed as the “think tank” for connecting brands with fans.
  5. Sponsor Crunch: This is the source for all things sponsorship, including service providers, search opps and more.
  6. Sports Agency Blog: Created and produced by Athletes Impact Sports Agency, this blog seeks to provide useful ideas and information to athletes, parents, and others interested in the sports agent field.
  7. Sports Agent Blog: Darren Heitner, Esq. is the Founder/CEO of Dynasty Athlete Representation, a full-service sports and talent agency based in the State of Florida.
  8. Sports Networker: This site reaches a network of roughly 20,000 sports executives and professional athletes that continues to grow everyday.

TennisSports Law Blogs

  1. Connecticut Sports Law: Covering the intersection of sports and the law in Connecticut.
  2. Offside: A Sports Law Blog: As the legal analyst for the Team 1200, Eric Macramalla speaks on air on a variety of legal issues as they apply to the world of sports.
  3. Preti Sports Law Blog: Preti Flaherty’s Sports Law Practice Group understands the challenges and legal needs facing professionals in the sports arena.
  4. Sports Agent & Sports Lawyer Blog: Wolf Sports Management conducts salary negotiations; contracts review and drafting; procures marketing opportunities; and works with their athletes to ensure that they are protected from “the sharks out there.”
  5. Sports Law Blog: Honored by Fast Company as one of Three Best Sports Business Blogs and by the American Bar Association Journal as a Top 100 Law Blog.
  6. Sports Law Scoreboard: An inside look into the legal and business side of sports by Fox Rothschild LLP.
  7. Tarnished Twenty: This FindLaw blog focuses on how the law impacts athletes, teams and the sports industry at all stages and levels.
  8. The Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Blog: Sponsored by the Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Section of the New York State Bar Association.
  9. The Sports Law Professor: Jeffrey Standen is a professor of law at Willamette University, where he teaches Sports Law and Gaming Law.
  10. World Sports Law Report: Sports law news and information for worldwide sports events.

RunningSports Science

  1. Conditioning Research: A blog about fitness, strength, diet and performance.
  2. Operation Gadget: A blog dedicated to cool electronics, sports equipment and fitness gadgets.
  3. P3 Applied Sports Science Blog: Peak Performance Project (P3) is the brain-child of physician Marcus Elliott, MD, Director, a Harvard trained physician specializing in performance enhancement and the development of elite athletes.
  4. Performance Science: Integrated Sports Science: The first and only place on the Internet for the furthering of the new direction in Sports Science…Performance Science.
  5. Sports and Fitness Science: A blog on sports science and fitness science, edited by Dr. Marco Cardinale, PhD.
  6. Sports Technology Review: STR focuses on new sports technology and innovation around the world.
  7. Sportechular: Sports and technology are insuperably locked; from the ways we prepare, perform and heal, to how we watch, engage and interact with with real and virtual sport.
  8. Sportsci.blog: This blog is for sports scientists, coaches, and athletes to enhance performance and to develop a sports system.
  9. The Science of Sport: A scientific commentary and analysis of sporting performance.
  10. The Straight Dope: Steve Edwards is a human lab rat and the fitness and nutrition adviser at Beachbody Fitness Solutions.
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